James Puckett


Specialty area(s)

Trauma & Stress-Realted Disorders


Domestic Violence

Abandonment Issues

Children and Adolescents 

Human Trafficking 

Suicide & Self Harm

Brief biography

Ask me anything!

Current courses at UWL

PSY 204

PSY 403

Teaching history

Intro. to Psychology

Developmental Psychology

Abnromal Psychology

Advanced Psychopathology 

Professional history

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC):  State of Wisconsin

National Certified Counselor (NCC):  NBCC

Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC):  State of Wisconsin

Master Addiction Counselor (MAC):  NCC AP & NAADAC

Certified TF-CBT Therapist

Dual-Diagnosis Clinical Therapist for La Crosse County Juvenile Detention Facility, Shelter Care, and CORE Academy

Psychotherapist:  The Therapy Place of La Crosse

National-Level Trainer:  Mental Health Training Curriculum for Juvenile Justice

National Reigistry for Trauma-Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 

Circle of Security-Informed Provider


Research and publishing

Investigated if local agencies were practiving Trauma-Informed Care as advertised.

Combat Stress



Viterbo University:  MS-Mental Health Counseling

UW-La Crosse:  BA-History & Sociology